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YZF-R6

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Yamaha YZF-R6 for Sale at Moorooka Yamaha in Moorooka, QLD | Specifications and Review Information

One ride on the R6 lets you know that this new supersports weapon bike was bred on the racetrack.

With three Supersport World titles in recent years and local dominance, the track-focused R6's fierce winning reputation has been hard earned.

This all-new machine features newly developed low-drag bodywork and an aggressive look that bears all the characteristics of Yamaha's thoroughbred R-series DNA.

And with its advanced electronics and high power and race proven inline four engine, the YZF-R6 gives you extreme supersport performance with absolute control.

YZF-R6. Now with next-generation R-series DNA.

Aerodynamic Design

Aerodynamic Design

The new low drag front fairing has been developed using some of the key elements from the YZF-R1, and the latest design gives a significant improvement of 8% in aerodynamic efficiency. As well as the redesigned front cowl and screen, the bike's new LED flashers are incorporated within the rearview mirrors to reduce turbulence and drag.

Sophisticated Electronic Control Technology

Sophisticated Electronic Control Technology

The YZF-R6 was one of the first motorcycles to adopt advanced electronics that ensure precision control, including the Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T) and Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake (YCC-I). To give an even higher degree of controllability in a wide range of conditions, the YZF-R6 is now equipped with an advanced Traction Control System (TCS) that is adjusted by a switch on the handlebars.

Slimline Magnesium Rear Subframe

Slimline Magnesium Rear Subframe

Rider mobility is a key factor in achieving a high level of handling agility and precision, and the YZF-R6 is fitted with a newly designed seat and rear subframe that allow the rider to shift their body weight quickly and easily. Manufactured from strong and light CF die-cast magnesium, the subframe is 20 mm narrower at the front, allowing the rider to tuck in more closely to the tank for improved aerodynamics.

Quick Shift System

Quick Shift System

The YZF-R6 also comes equipped with a new Quick Shift System (QSS) that gives faster gear changing. This system is similar to the design used on the YZF-R1, and instantly cancels drive torque when an upshift is detected - enabling full throttle clutchless upshifts for outstanding acceleration through the close ratio 6-speed transmission.

YZF-R1 Type 43 mm Front Forks

YZF-R1 Type 43 mm Front Forks

The YZF-R6 is equipped with new KYB upside down forks from the YZF-R1. This high specification front suspension features large diameter 43 mm tubes to give a more planted feel, particularly during braking and cornering. The forks also offer a full range of adjustability that allows the rider to dial in their suspension - and together with the newly designed adjustable KYB rear shock, the YZF-R6 chassis can be set up to achieve precise and responsive handling performance to match different conditions.

320 mm Diameter YZF-R1 Type Front Brakes

320 mm Diameter YZF-R1 Type Front Brakes

The new YZF-R6 also benefits from the use of a YZF-R1 type radial front brake system that is one of the most advanced systems fitted to any production Yamaha. Dual 320 mm discs are equipped with aluminium 4-pot opposed piston calipers to give outstanding feel together with remarkable stopping power.

Lightweight Aluminium Fuel Tank

Lightweight Aluminium Fuel Tank

Another significant change is the fitment of a beautifully designed fuel tank that offers a number of important advantages over the previous model's design. Manufactured from aluminium, this lightweight streamlined tank features deep knee recesses that enable the rider to grip the bike firmly and find an ideal position to match their physique and riding style.

Engine

 

Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder
Displacement (cc) 599.0
Bore x Stroke (mm) 67.0 x 42.5
Compression Ratio 13.1 : 1
Lubrication System Wet sump
Fuel Management Fuel Injection
Engine Management  YCC-T, YCC-I, D-MODE, QSS, TCS
Ignition TCI
Starter System Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 17.0
Final Transmission Chain
Transmission Constant mesh 6-speed

 

Chassis

 

Frame Type Aluminium Deltabox
Suspension Front Telescopic forks, 120mm travel
Suspension Rear Swingarm (link suspension), 120mm travel
Brakes Front Hydraulic dual discs, 320mm - ABS
Brakes Rear Hydraulic single disc, 220mm - ABS
Tyres Front 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W) Tubeless
Tyres Rear 180/55 ZR17M/C (73W) Tubeless

 

Dimensions

 

Length (mm) 2040
Width (mm) 695
Height (mm) 1150
Seat Height (mm) 855
Wheelbase (mm) 1375
Ground Clearance (mm) 130
Wet Weight (kg) 190

 

Ride away price is based on the manufacturer's recommended retail price (MRRP) for a private buyer, 12 months registration, 12 months CTP, stamp duty and recommended dealer delivery fee. For non-road registerable models, ride away price includes the MRRP and dealer delivery fee. Actual ride away price may differ depending on choice of dealer and individual circumstances. Contact your local Yamaha dealer to confirm pricing. Yamaha reserves the right to vary the ride away price at any time.